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FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
seeing your healthcare premiums skyrocket year after year. unfair labor is being denied the hours needed to support your family. >> historically, the plaintiff's bar has viewed wal-mart as being a place where employees are exploited, low paid, long working hours no job security. >> for its part the united food and commercial workers union says wal-mart is just grasping at straws here, greg. >> greg: they make about $10 to $11 an hour which is fairly consistent with retail. we have been waiting for a ruling from the national labor relations board. do we have any idea how that ruling might go? >> well, the math does not bode well for wal-mart. the nlrb is presently comprised of three board members. three democrats and one republic. of the democrats two were placed on the boarded by president obama as recess appointments. the complaint here was filed in little rock. it's the memphis regional office of the nlrb that has handled the investigation thus far. they have been deposing witnesses and reviewing documents typically a complaint like this takes about six weeks to adjudicate. the
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
signature healthcare law. that's the ruling today from the supreme court. we're talking about liberty university in virginia. it challenged the requirement that large employers have to provide workers with healthcare coverage. the suit claims that forcing the school to cover birth control violates christian religious principles. it also challenges the so-called individual mandate. that mandate requires every american to get health insurance by 2014 or pay a penalty. last year, a federal appeals court threw out the university's case but it was on jurisdictional matters. today the supreme court cleared the way for the lawsuit to proceed in the lower court. earlier this year the high court upheld the individual mandate in a 5 to 4 vote. well, the u.s. may keep 10,000 troops in afghanistan after 2014. when most combat forces are set to leave the country. that's what a defense officials are now telling fox news. u.s. commanders say that afghan forces will be in charge of their own security by then. but analysts say the afghans will still need help from the united states. for one thing, the
FOX News
Nov 23, 2012 4:00pm PST
demanded higher wages and better healthcare for the company's hourly workers. the demonstrators called on those workers to walk off the job but the company reports fewer than 50 of them actually took part in the protests. james rosen is live in landover hills, maryland. james, it sounds like the protest its you covered there was pretty big and well-organized. >> that's right, jon. leaders of this labor action here on the scene told us that the united food and commercial workers union, or ufcw played a huge role here and helped produce the huge turnout here. five chartered buses carrying some 400 protesters rumbled into the parking lot here outside wal-mart store number 5129 in suburban, maryland around 8:30 this morning. they came armed with bull horns, elab bore signs and flags. shouted no justice, no peace. clam norred for better wages and health benefits. bobby williams and a handful of colleagues backed up by contingent of invisible plain clothe security confronted jones about this minister from washington, d.c. jones commanded assurances that 25 to 30 wal-mart workers he claimed w
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